David Oyelowo

British actor

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo (born 1 April 1976) is a British actor, director and producer.[1] He portrayed Louis Gaines in Lee Daniels' 2013 film The Butler.[2] He also provided the voice of Scar in The Lion Guard.

David Oyelowo
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David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo

(1976-04-01) 1 April 1976 (age 46)
OccupationActor, director, producer
Years active1998–present
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)Jessica Oyelowo (1998–present)

Oyelowo lives in Los Angeles, California.


  1. "David Oyelowo Interview". STREETBRAND Magazine. Archived from the original on 2007-12-16. Retrieved 9 September 2013.
  2. "From Spooks to Lincoln, Complicit star David Oyelowo is about to make it big in Hollywood". Metro UK. 2013-02-15. Retrieved 2013-02-15.

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